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Pre-registration for JTED programs opens on Tuesday, 1/19

JTED pre-registration opens on Tuesday, January 19th at 12:00am (midnight). Students who are interested in a JTED program for the 2021-22 school year should try to pre-register on Tuesday or shortly after. Enrollment is done on a first-come-first served basis. The student is not committing to enrolling in JTED by pre-registering; they can change their minds at any time after.
Most JTED programs are two years, and are designed to be taken in the 11th grade and 12th grade years. Some programs are three years and start in the student’s 10th grade year. There are a few JTED programs that are one year and can be started in 12th grade. Please let me know if you have any questions about JTED as a possibility for you in the 2021-22 school year.

High-Interest Programs – 

–    Cosmetology (incoming 11th graders)

–     Aviation (concurrent program with PCC grades 10 – 12)

–     Business Start-Up/Entrepreneurship

–     Engineering – Aerospace and Mining Technology

–     Health Care Foundations (pre-req for Senior Pathways)

High-Demand Industries – 

–     3D Animation/Virtual Reality & Game Design

–     Air Transportation – FAA Drone Operator

–     Cybersecurity/Artificial Intelligence

–     Medical Billing & Coding

–     Building & Construction Technology

New programs for 2021 – 2022 – Pharmacy Technician & Comprehensive Healthcare Technician

A JTED representative will be presenting for City High School students and families at Family Night on Thursday, February 18 at 5:30 pm.

You can review the JTED program guide.  Here are a couple more options to access the programs:

QR Code: link:


Adobe Document:

Check out the Pima JTED 2021 Digital Program Guide!

Please note that not all programs are open to our students. On the website under Programs & Classes, if it does not say @JTED Central, it most likely is only offered at another high school in town and the class may be difficult to join. The link to pre-register is on the homepage of the website.

No School on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

There will be no school on Monday, January 18th, 2021 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Classes will resume Tuesday, January 19th with a special schedule as follows:

Per 1 9:00 – 9:55

Per 2 10:00 – 10:55

Per 3 11:00 – 11:55

Lunch 12:00 – 1:00

Per 4 1:05 – 2:00

Per 5 2:05 – 3:00

Family and Community Nights

Student Led Conferences- January 6-8, 2021


Students have been preparing for their Student-Led Conferences, happening January 6, 7, and 8 the week we return from Winter Break. The Student-Led Conference , a City Hight School tradition, is facilitated by the student’s Advisor and attended by parents, peers, and other teachers. Students discuss their development and mastery of City High School’s Habits of Heart and Mind by presenting evidence in the form of work they have done over the course of the fall semester. They also set and discuss goals as well as discuss their understanding of the social emotional skills we’ve started to focus on this year. This year we are doing things a little bit different. We will be setting up virtual conferences with students and their families.

Parents and GuardiansOnline sign up for Student-Led Conferences is now live! Thirty-minute conference time slots are available Wednesday, January 6th from 1:30-4:30 p.m.;  Thursday, January 7th from 8:30-11:00 a.m. and 4:00-7:30 p.m.,  or Friday, January 8th from 8:30-11:00 a.m.

To schedule a conference for your City High student, please click on the following link:

Click on your student’s Advisor to select a conference at a time that is convenient for your family. You will only schedule ONE conference with your student’s Advisor. Please do not schedule more than one conference, or schedule a conference with another teacher. If you run into problems scheduling a conference online, please email Once you have scheduled your time slot, you will receive an confirmation email and calendar invite. With this you will find the Zoom Link to your meeting. We look forward to seeing you virtually at your student’s Student-Led Conference!

The school will operate on special schedules on January 7 & 8 to accommodate the conference schedule:


11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Lunch

11:20 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PER 1

12:05 p.m.-12:45 p.m. PER 2

12:50 p.m.-1:30 p.m. PER 3

1:35 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. PER 4

2:20 p.m.-3:00 p.m. PER 5

Students dismissed at 3:00 p.m.

Resources for Tucson families

Here are  some new community resources that are now available for Tucson families. Please share with other families. These resources will also be available on the Counseling Resource  Website.
1) Rent Assistance Funds (See attached flyer for eligibility info)
  • Catholic Community Services has rent assistance funds they need to spend by the end of the year.  They are able to pay multiple months; however, it is limited to households at 50% or below of median income. See attached flyer for eligibility requirements and contact information. Please share this with friends and neighbors. Funds must be spent by 12/31/2020. For more information call 520-416-4760.
2) Tucson Wifi- The City of Tucson is providing wireless access to members of the community to support remote learning, telework, and access to virtual services. (See attached flyers in Spanish & English)
  • Due to funding limitations, the program only has 5,000 routers available for distribution. The applicant must:
    • live in a coverage area
    • be 18 or older as of October 31, 2020
    • must have experienced financial hardship due directly to COVID
    • You must have a household member who meets one of the following criteria:
      • Is a school age child or enrolled college student who is remote schooling at least 1 day a week and requires internet connectivity
      • Is 60 years of age or older
      • Applications will be processed starting on December 9, 2020.
  • The application period will close on December 21, 2020 and notification of application approval will go out to applicants during the week of December 31, 2020.
  • Internet services will be available until December 31, 2021 to those who qualify and are selected through an application process. This Community Wireless Program is paid for through funds received from the Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund.
Take care, and please let me know if you need anything!
Rachel Mueller, MSW
Counselor, City High School  

Join one of our many VOICES after school programs

Thanksgiving Break November 25-27

City High School will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 25-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Here is a link to our SCHOOL CALENDAR. Please check this page regularly for information about events and special schedules.

2021-2022 Open Enrollment and Virtual School Tours

Choosing a high school is a big decision for 8th graders and their families to make. The enrollment deadline is February 1, 2021 for new students for the upcoming school year. Applications for 2021-2022 received on or before February 1, 2021 will be included in our enrollment lottery. Preference is given to students enrolled at one of the CITY Center for Collaborative Learning schools in the prior school year, siblings of students enrolled in one or more of the schools at the time of the enrollment deadline, and children of employees. The application deadline for preferred enrollment is also February 1st. Any applications received after February 1 will be placed on the waiting list and reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis as spots become available.

Prospective students and families are strongly encouraged to attend a City High School Virtual Tour as part of the application process. The tours include a presentation and Q & A session for participants and are a great way to learn more about City High School’s academic program, resources, and staff.

City High School hosts Morning Virtual Tours from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and Evening Virtual Tours from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for prospective students and family members throughout the school year. To sign up for a tour, please contact Office Manager, Becca Dillon, at

Morning Tour dates during the 2020-2021 school year are on Thursdays: December 3rd, January 7th, February 4th.

Evening Tour dates during the 2020-2021 school year are on Thursdays: December 3rd, January 7th, February 4th.

Visit the ENROLL page to learn about the many ways to stay connected to City High School!

Join Student Voices today!

Your voice matters! I am honored to share this space with you, and I look forward to hearing your thoughts and visions for this school. Please register here:, and the meeting/zoom link will be provided afterwards. Student Voices meets Fridays at 3.

Sign up today for free after school programming!

Hello Everybody,

I have been working on scheduling before/after school classes and clubs.  I am so excited about how many amazing opportunities in learning and socializing our students and parents will have in the upcoming weeks.  Here is a quick list of classes and clubs you can sing up for and start attending:

Tuesday: Total Fitness Playformance 8 – 8:50 AM 

Tuesday: Theater Club 3:15 – 4:45 PM

Wednesday: Mindfulness 1 – 1:30 PM

Wednesday: Art Club 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Thursday: Family Night, Nourishing Connections 4:30 – 5:30 PM.  We would like to welcome all parents/guardians to join us.  

Friday: Student Council 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Please have you students sign up, so we can look for them in the next class.  If you see multiple classes and clubs you would like to attend, come join us, there is no maximum for how many classes you can attend.   

See you in your next class! 

Link to register:

Lucia Pavlich 

21st Site Coordinator